Graphically Unmounting Disk Volumes In Fedora 13

Robert L Cochran cochranb at
Sun May 23 19:42:33 UTC 2010

I very much agree with Fred.


On 05/23/2010 03:19 PM, Fred Erickson wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 7:12 PM, Gerard Braad<gbraad at>  wrote:
>> On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 2:14 AM, Tommy He<tommy.he at>  wrote:
>>> So even for single partition device, it would also be more appropriate
>>> to have the both options accessible in context menu.
>> Having two options might confuse the user; Most people are not
>> technical-savvy and only want to 'Safely remove' if they do this at
>> all.
>> Gerard — 吉拉德
>> --
> Huh??
> Most of the people who are not technical-savvy and want to remain that
> way are using Window$ or Macinto$h machines. I think most Fedora users
> are geeks or geek wannabe's :-) Don't dumb down Fedora by removing
> useful tools from the default gui installation. For a new user, if a
> tool isn't listed in a menu, it's devilish hard to learn of it's
> existence.
> I, for one, use the unmount command from the pop up menu every time I
> plug in my usb drive used for backing up both my Fedora machine and my
> Window$ machine - I unmount just the NTFS partition and keep the ext3
> mounted.
> Fred
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